• How To Eliminate Plastic Bin Liners In The Kitchen

    How To Eliminate Plastic Bin Liners In The Kitchen

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    60% of the average Australian domestic bin is made up of organic material, including 40% food waste and 20% garden waste (1). That means you could reduce your household waste by a whopping 60% with just one change to your home!  One awesome home solution for organic kitchen waste is the Bokashi compost system! This small, easy, and simple compost bucket takes virtually all organic...
  • How To Eat And Drink Out Without Single-Use Plastic

    How To Eat And Drink Out Without Single-Use Plastic

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    Over 373 million plastic water bottles find their way into landfill and the natural environment every year (1). This isn't mentioning the billions more of coffee cups, smoothie/juice cups, takeaway containers, plastic cutlery and more that are used once and then thrown into landfill. Many people are realising the magnitude of waste this creates and are switching to reuseable takeaway solutions - woohoo! In...
  • How To Shop For Groceries Without Single-Use Plastic

    How To Shop For Groceries Without Single-Use Plastic

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    The majority of plastic waste comes from single-use plastic packaging, most of which can easily be avoided! Start noticing where you are buying plastic and perhaps opt for items that aren't wrapped in plastic.   How to avoid single-use plastic when shopping For fresh groceries: choose loose fruit and veg that aren't in a pre-packaged bag. Take you're own reusable produce bag or just buy the loose fruit and...
  • Plastic-Free Food: Grow, Cook and Store Food Without Plastic

    Plastic-Free Food: Grow, Cook and Store Food Without Plastic

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    For most households, the kitchen is the biggest culprit of single-use plastic! Fortunately, there are plastic-free alternatives to almost all single-use plastic items, it is just a matter of having the right equipment to transform your kitchen into a clean, toxic-free and plastic-free oasis.  It is important to note that you should use your old things to the end of their lives before making the...
  • Why Is It Important To Reduce Single-Use Plastic?

    Why Is It Important To Reduce Single-Use Plastic?

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    Single-use plastic products and packaging are creating one of today's largest environmental problems: waste. Plastic production has increased rapidly over the years to the 300 million tons of plastic we produce each year globally now (1). These huge amounts of conventional plastics are derived from fossil fuels such as crude oil and natural gas; non-renewable resources which are very difficult to recycle (2). Plastic...
  • Zero Waste Oral Care

    Zero Waste Oral Care

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    Not only are plastic toothbrushes made from fossil fuel-derived materials and a very common item found to be polluting oceans and killing marine animals, but they are also very difficult to recycle. Electric toothbrushes are especially harmful at the end of their life if the battery has not been disposed of properly as it may leak acid and toxic chemicals. Then there's plastic floss, toothpaste...
  • How To Wash Clothes With Soap Nuts In The Washing Machine

    How To Wash Clothes With Soap Nuts In The Washing Machine

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    One great way to reduce your household's single-use plastic and avoid bringing chemicals into your home is to switch to the most simple, cheap, and natural way to wash your clothes: with soap berries!   What are Soap Berries? Soap berries (or soap nuts) are an amazing little berry that can be used for all kinds of natural cleaning purposes. They are grown on the Sapindus Mukorossi tree (aka...
  • Washing In Winter - Eco-Friendly Laundry Tips

    Washing In Winter - Eco-Friendly Laundry Tips

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    Washing your clothes may not be the first thing you'd think of that could impact the Earth but there are many ways that you can make your clothes washing routine more eco-friendly. Here is our top eco-friendly washing advice with some Winter-specific tips thrown in (because we know drying your wet clothes can be a bit trickier in cold, wet weather!)   1. Washing Your...
  • Stay Safe From COVID-19 Without Harming The Earth

    Stay Safe From COVID-19 Without Harming The Earth

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    In a time when cleaning and hygiene has never been so imperative, we love that every one of our cleaning products has minimal impact on the Earth so that we can stay safe during the CoronaVirus pandemic without harming our planet. We hope these resources and ideas help you to protect the Earth and your health during these crazy times.   Soap And Water Is...
  • How To Recycle Old Clothes And Worn Fabrics In Australia

    How To Recycle Old Clothes And Worn Fabrics In Australia

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    Op-shops, charities and other clothing donation programs are an awesome way to give your old clothes a second (or third, or fourth) life, but what to do with clothes or fabrics that aren't suitable for reuse? Perhaps they're stained, torn, stretched, or damaged in some way. Here are some awesome resources to prevent your old textiles from ending up in landfill. Every single kilogram of textiles that...
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